Things tagged Laudato Si


  1. The Pope and the Animator

    July 23, 2015 11:06 am 9 Comments

    “The aesthetic of the Pope’s reflections (on the tension between man and nature, the tendency of man to use technology to dominate others and the environment, and the ideal of an integral ecology) remind me of the films of Hayao Miyazaki. I think Miyazaki explores similar themes, although from a… Read more »

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  2. Praise Be for Art and Craft

    June 18, 2015 2:39 pm Leave a Comment

    The encyclical is out. Laudato Si’ has had perhaps the most breathless build-up of any Church document in the past few decades. Having had the chance to read and reflect upon it, and given that I’m often thinking about writing and art, one aspect of the encyclical which struck home… Read more »

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